Death of Pope John V

Death of Pope John V

Pope John V

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Pope John V dies in bed. His tomb in Old St. Peter's Basilica will specifically single out his fighting against Monothelitism at the Third Council of Constantinople for praise: "with the titles of the faith, keeping such vigilance, you united the minds so that the inimical wolf mixing in might not seize the sheep, or the more powerful crush those below."

The improving relations that started under his predecessors continued under Pope John V as well. John represented a predecessor, Pope Agatho, at the Third Council of Constantinople, where he helped ensure that the Monophysite heresy was declared anathema as a heresy. This decision healed the rift between Rome and Constantinople, and the resulting relationship became so good that out of the 16 people who succeeded Agatho as pope, only four will come from Rome.

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